Tag Archive: pirate
Nigerian Pirates

Securing Ghana’s offshore resources

Can Ghana avoid the maritime security issues which plague other Gulf of Guinea nations? Securing Ghana’s Offshore Resources In the Face of Piracy By Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar The Horn of Africa (HOA) is a ...
Somali Pirates

UAE Concludes 4th Piracy Conference

Final day coincides with release of seven hostages.  UAE Concludes 4th Counter Piracy Conference International organizations in halting the rise of cross-border crimes across Africa. Various methods of enhancing coordination and intelligence ...
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Thales unveils new security kit

New physical and electronic system offered. Thales launches Pastor counter-piracy service solution Some 90% of the world's trade is carried by sea. In 2013, 12 vessels were hijacked, 202 were boarded, 22 ...
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NIMASA Explains MoU with Air Force, Navy

Organisation responsible for national maritime security.  NIMASA Explains MoU with Air Force, Navy John Iwori The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr. Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi has given an insight ...
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MPHRP welcomes hostage release

Release of MV Asphalt Venture seafarers welcomed by MPHRP The Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme (MPHRP) has welcomed the news that seven Indian Seafarers who have been held hostage since their ...
Somali pirates

Yemen calls for piracy collaboration

Yemen calls for collaborating regional, int’l efforts to eradicate marine piracy Yemen has called for concentrating efforts at the regional and international levels in order to eradicate marine piracy which endangers ...
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Somali gov’t receive UNCLOS training

UN holds seminar to increase awareness. Somali Parliamentarians receive training on the laws of the sea The United Nations Somalia Mission (UNSOM) facilitated the first-ever awareness raising seminar for Somali lawmakers to ...
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Bangladesh call for piracy help

Call made at Dubai anti-piracy conference. Bangladesh FM calls for international help to stop sea piracy Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali was speaking at a high level international conference on public-private counter piracy ...
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Human Rights Supporters Rally to Protect Seafarers

Human Rights at Sea gains traction.  Human Rights Supporters Rally to Protect Seafarers The Human Rights at Sea international maritime initiative led by English barrister David Hammond is gaining momentum as partner ...
Somali pirates sentenced to prison in Malaysia

Kingpins need to be put behind bars

Anger that pirate leader Garfanje was released by authorities. Kingpins ‘need to be put behind bars’ DUBAI // A US prosecutor said the arrest and prosecution of pirate kingpins in Somalia would ...

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